Sailboats

MacGregor Has Been Building Sailboats for Some 40 Years

MacGregor has been building sailboats for forty years and claims to have sold more sailboats than any other manufacturer. With a focus on trailer …

Sailing

Coast Guard Locates Refugee Sailboat in Distress South of Gavdos

The Greek coast guard located south of the island of Gavdos a sailboat with refugees and migrants which they believe is the one that made an …

Refugees

another crash

<b>We know – with all the pictures of hurricane boat destruction, who needs another? But they happen all over the world and we particularly hate this</b> …

Travel

All-woman naval team sets off from Goa to circumnavigate the globe, to return to India in April 2018

The six-member crew will travel on the Indian Naval Sailing Vessel Tarini and is expected to return to Goa in April 2018.<p>Union Defence Minister …

India

Paddleboarding with Dolphins - Sailing Vessel Adventurer - Ep 50

In this episode, we check out the town of Loreto, then make a quick stop in Puerto Balandra before getting chased out by bees, and finally stop for a …

Sailing

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Sailing

Sailing Into the Past, for Bragging Rights

High-tech multihull sailboats driven by paid professionals may grab the headlines these days, but the world’s largest monohull sailboats racing offshore are still turning heads.<p>“The sheer size of the boats alone is really impressive,” said Rob Weiland, a race manager for the Maxi 72 sailboats, one …

Sailing

Sailboat captain rescues shipwrecked family from remote reef

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The captain of a sailboat that rescued a British family of four from a remote reef in the South Pacific Ocean said Monday …

New Zealand

British family rescued after their catamaran runs aground on reef in South Pacific

A British family were ‘very fortunate’ to be rescued after their catamaran ran aground on a reef in the South Pacific during heavy seas.<p>Notting Hill …

Sailing

UK family rescued after boat hits reef in Pacific

The couple and their two children had been sailing through the remote Beveridge Reef, 400km (250 miles) southeast of the island of Niue, when their …

UK News

How I saved my money: From $35,000 for a down payment to a sailboat

<b>Name:</b> Caroline Mitic, 34<p><b>Amount saved:</b> $35,000<p><b>How long it took:</b> Three years<p><b>Reason:</b> Caroline wanted to save for a down payment on property on the Gulf Islands near Victoria, B.C. Over time, she came to realize that wasn't realistic. "Real estate on the west coast is just ridiculous," she says. …

British Columbia

VIDEO: Is This The Future?

We don’t know if this is the future, but we do know it is happening. Here is the note we received from Inflated Wing Sail (IWS) creator Edouard …

Sailing

Previous Collisions Involving U.S. Navy Vessels

Ten Navy sailors were missing and five were injured on Monday after a United States destroyer collided with an oil tanker off the coast of Singapore.<p>Maritime collisions involving two ships are considered rare, but this was the second collision involving an American naval destroyer since June.<p>Here …

News (U.S.)

British Isle Brewery Ships Beer by Sailboat

Ales of Scilly is cutting its carbon footprint with an old-school method of transportation.<p>Many brewers, just like all sorts of business owners …

Sailing

17ksb

Ummm…MacGregor for millionaires? Maybe the best line is that it “resembles a high-performance sailing dinghy”. Thread here.<i>Cruising speeds in excess</i> …

Sailing

Get Hammock for Thunderstorms

What is the right thing to do if you are caught in a thunderstorm on a sailboat over the open water?Well, the canned answer is, “Don’t let that …

Travel

Sailboat Throws Motor Overboard, Adds Sensor Array

For those not familiar with sailing, it might seem like an obsolete way to get around on the water. This isn’t 1492 anymore, and it’s pretty easy to …

Sailing

so incredibly sad

Two boys with the Hallsville, TX Boy Scouts were killed and one is in the hospital after their sail boat hit a power line Saturday …

Sailing

Two Texas Boy Scouts killed after sailboat hits electric line

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Two Texas Boy Scouts, aged 16 and 18, were killed and another was hospitalized after their sailboat collided with an overhead power line, likely sending a jolt of electricity through the boat, Texas officials said on Sunday.<p>The 11-year-old who survived the Saturday …

News (U.S.)

Need To Cry At Work But Don’t Want Your Male Coworkers To Lose Respect For You? Here Are 5 Photos Of Damaged Boats To Pretend That You’re Sad About

Don’t let the men in your office label you a “hysterical woman.” So long as they think your tears are for these five damaged boats, your reputation …

Humor

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It's more than just a family vacation.<p>The Manzanos, a family of seven from Garnderville, put their house on the market and are bound to travel the …

Western Sahara

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Gill's summer of sailing

Sailing

grandpa was a sailor

After nearly 9000 posts and hundreds of thousands of views, you’d think the Mocking Ads on Craigslist thread would be running out of interesting new …

Grandparents

Dozen rescued at sea after sailboat capsizes off Cape

A child was pulled from the water unresponsive yesterday when a boat capsized, dumping 12 people into the water off Cape Cod.<p>The child, who was …

Sailing

Höegh Ro/Ro Saves Yachtsman in North Atlantic

On July 18, the Höegh-Wallem managed ro/ro Höegh Singapore successfully carried out a rescue operation in the mid-North Atlantic. On July 17, the …

Sailing

Cruising Boat Spotlight: The MacGregor 26M

Generally speaking sailors are an opinionated bunch but, as a baseline, are okay with any boat you choose because at the end of the day, you’re still …

Sailing